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QImaging MicroPublisher

QImaging RETIGA ELECTRO™ 1.4 Megapixel CCD USB 3.0 Cooled Camera Designed for Electrophysiology

Megapixel Scientific CCD USB 3.0 Camera

The QImaging MicroPublisher with Real-Time Viewing (RTV) delivers unsurpassed interactivity and productivity.

MicroPublisher 5.0

  • 2560 x 1920 pixels
  • 4µm x 3.4µm pixel size
  • 2/3″ optical format

MicroPublisher 3.3

  • 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • 45µm x 3.45µm pixel size
  • 1/2″ optical format
  • Electronic shutter
  • Binning up to 4×4 in colour
  • ROI
  • Cooling 10°C below ambient
  • Standard C mount & tripod mount


  • Brightfield Microscopy
  • Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Pathology, Histology, Cytology
  • Haematology
  • Still Image Animation
Sensor Specification
Image Sensor
MicroPublisher 5.0 RTVSony ICX-282 progressive-scan interline CCD (Colour)
MicroPublisher 3.3 RTVSony ICX-252 progressive-scan interline CCD (Colour)
C-mount Adapter
MicroPublisher 5.0 RTV2/3”
MicroPublisher 3.3 RTV1/2"
Pixel Size
MicroPublisher 5.0 RTV3.4 μm x 3.4 μm
MicroPublisher 3.3 RTV3.45 μm x 3.45 μm
MicroPublisher 5.0 RTV5 million real pixels; 2560 x 1920 pixels
MicroPublisher 3.3 RTV3.3 million real pixels; 2048 x 1536 pixels
Camera Specification
Frame Rate
MicroPublisher 5.0 RTV30 fps full field of view (higher fps with ROI functions)
MicroPublisher 3.3 RTV25 fps full field of view (higher fps with ROI functions)
Bit Depth10-bit
Binning Modes2x2, 3x3, 4x4 in full colour
Cooling AvailableYes (optional)
Sensor Cooling10°C below ambient
Exposure Range1.6ms to 17.9 min
Readout Frequency20, 10, 5, 2.5 MHz
Shutter ControlElectronic shutter, no moving parts
Trigger TypesInternal, Software
Mechanical Specifications
Data InterfaceIEEE 1394 Firewire
Operating Environment0 to 35°C
Camera Software
Operating SystemsWindows 7, Vista, XP (32/64 bit)